sweet sorghum


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sweet sorghum

n.
See sorgo.
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sor•go

or sor•gho

(ˈsɔr goʊ)

n., pl. -gos or -ghos.
any of several varieties of sorghum grown chiefly for the sweet juice yielded by the stems, used in making sugar and syrup and also for fodder.
Also called sweet sorghum.
[1750–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sweet sorghum - any of several sorghums cultivated as a source of syrupsweet sorghum - any of several sorghums cultivated as a source of syrup
sorghum - economically important Old World tropical cereal grass
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Seeing sugar farmers in Negros Occidental lose their livelihoods as a result of reduced planting of sugarcane, he introduced sweet sorghum as a substitute crop to be planted in former sugarcane areas in Sagay City.
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The Policy expands the scope of raw material for ethanol production by allowing use of Sugarcane Juice, Sugar containing materials like Sugar Beet, Sweet Sorghum, Starch containing materials like Corn, Cassava, Damaged food grains like wheat, broken rice, Rotten Potatoes, unfit for human consumption for ethanol production.
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